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Capt. George Morris, commander of B Company, 2-502 Infantry, and his soldiers hit the ground running in the opening salvo of Operation “Patriot Strike.” The soldiers detained ten suspected al-Qaeda conspirators and seized weapons and bomb-making supplies. Ubaydi, Iraq December 29, 2007
July 2, 2014 | Blog

Veteran photojournalist Michael Kamber has put together a photographic and oral history of the Iraq War to document photojournalism in the war. Continue reading

Josh Earnest White House Press Briefing
June 27, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week Bill speaks with investigative journalist Charles Lewis about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war. Continue reading

President Bush, center, pauses during remarks about the Middle East at the State Department on Monday, Aug. 14, 2006 in Washington. From left is Vice President Dick Cheney, Bush, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 20, 2014 | Perspectives

Andrew Bacevich asserts that the “impoverished state of US foreign-policy discourse is laid bare” in a recent New Republic essay by historian Robert Kagan lauded by some as “brilliant.” Continue reading

President John F. Kennedy and Robert McNamara. (Wikimedia commons)
June 17, 2014 | Perspectives

Today, Obama is stuck in the same situation John F. Kennedy faced in the early 1960s. Continue reading

U.S. Navy Seals train with a SH-60F Seahawk helicopter on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise. October 2001. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Lance H. Mayhew Jr.)
June 12, 2014 | Perspectives

No matter how often you cite the use of military force to “stabilize” or “protect” or “liberate” countries or regions, it is a destabilizing force. Continue reading

U.S. President Ronald Reagan and his wife, first lady Nancy Reagan, walk past the graves at Normandy American Cemetary in Normandy, France, June 6, 1984. The American president and first lady are attending the 40th anniversary of the allied invasion of 1944. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
June 6, 2014 | Perspectives

The president sought to selectively remember and rewrite the legacy of Roosevelt and the greatest generation right up to his last days in office. Continue reading

Lyndon Johnson in his State of the Union message on Jan. 8, 1964.
May 23, 2014 | Perspectives

Like the New Deal before it, the Great Society changed the way Americans thought about the relationship of the government to the economy. Continue reading

Bill Moyers at Public Affairs Television
May 8, 2014 | Q&A

Bill Moyers speaks about his life, his career, LBJ and his views about contemporary journalism and politics. Continue reading

A bronze bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt sits in an alcove at the south end of the new Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. The park, designed by renowned architect Louis I. Kahn, is named after Roosevelt's 1941 State of the Union address, known as the Four Freedoms Speech. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP Images)
April 10, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

Historian Harvey J. Kaye’s on why we must look to America’s progressive past to fix our future. Continue reading

VIETNAM WAR U.S. HELICOPTERS GAS
February 18, 2014 | Blog

A DoD initiative to educate the public on the history of the Vietnam War is misleading. Continue reading

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February 8, 2013

Journalist Nick Turse describes his unprecedented efforts to compile a complete and compelling account of the Vietnam War’s horror. Continue reading

Luong Dai; Photo credit: Tam Turse
February 8, 2013
Journalist Nick Turse shares the stories of some of those terrorized by the U.S. military during the decade-long war.
February 8, 2013 | Book Club
Read the introduction from journalist Nick Turse's book about the shocking history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians.
Bill with Oliver Stone
February 8, 2013 | Blog

In a 2009 Moyers Moment, the filmmaker describes coping with how the Vietnam War desensitized him to killing. Continue reading

Naomi Klein
November 16, 2012

Bill asks Naomi Klein why she calls herself a radical and what it was in her background that made her into one. Continue reading

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